September 25, 2022
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Did Sky Censor John Oliver Jokes About The Queen?

Like most late night time comedians, John Oliver lobbed just a few jokes in regards to the demise of Queen Elizabeth II throughout a current episode of Last Week Tonight. Nevertheless, if you happen to had been watching this system by the huge Comcast-owned Sky TV in Britain, you didn’t see any of the Queen-related jokes. The community reportedly censored parts of the printed that largely made enjoyable of the odd reactions to the Queen’s demise greater than her passing, however apparently, that was sufficient to warrant just a few edits.

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Like most late night time comedians, John Oliver lobbed just a few jokes in regards to the demise of Queen Elizabeth II throughout a current episode of Last Week Tonight. Nevertheless, if you happen to had been watching this system by the huge Comcast-owned Sky TV in Britain, you didn’t see any of the Queen-related jokes. The community reportedly censored parts of the printed that largely made enjoyable of the odd reactions to the Queen’s demise greater than her passing, however apparently, that was sufficient to warrant just a few edits.

Through The Hollywood Reporter:

Amongst different issues, Oliver made enjoyable of tributes to the late queen from such firms as Domino’s Pizza and the likes of cartoon character Loopy Frog. “Clearly, we’ve to start out with the U.Okay., which is clearly nonetheless reeling from the surprising demise of a 96-year-old girl from pure causes,” the host stated. “It’s a huge second [of] the week, and for some motive, completely everybody felt they needed to wade in.”

As THR notes, British viewers observed the cuts and blasted Sky for the edits. If people are tuning in to look at John Oliver, they know what sort of materials to count on.

“The place can I watch the section on the Queen from @LastWeekTonight contemplating Sky determined to chop it?” one viewer tweeted. One other wrote, “Don’t censor my @LastWeekTonight. I’m British, I’m a monarchist and I CAN TAKE A JOKE!!!”

Sky didn’t reply to requests for feedback nor did HBO’s father or mother firm, Warner Bros. Discovery, which is comprehensible given every thing happening over there.

(Through The Hollywood Reporter)

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